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Category: Real Estate Law

Sci Fi Meets Real Estate: Robots Become Service Providers in Managing Properties

A recent property management report released in Forbes illustrates the use of robots providing guided home-showings online, aiding property managers by providing potential tenants with a quick and easy way to view real estate properties. As though we were watching an episode of The Jetsons, robots are now offering guided tours online. Once given access, pre-qualified tenants are able to […]

You Can’t Sell A House That Is Underwater. South Florida’s Coastal Homeowners Facing Climate Change Disaster Threat.

Wed May 3, 2017 by on Real Estate Law & Roy Oppenheim

With all the discussion regarding the real estate market’s volatility, one scenario has been largely overlooked especially with the implications it would have on South Florida. A recent article by Bloomberg shed more light on the detrimental effect rising sea levels would have on South Florida coastal homeowners. Having represented thousands of underwater homeowners, we take the threat of being […]

The Race to the “Closing” Finish Line

Thu Jan 19, 2017 by on Real Estate Law

  Preparing for a marathon race can only be accomplished with the right advice and preparation to help you overcome obstacles and reach the finish line. Buying a home is analogous to the kind of preparation needed to reach the finish line. Having your real estate professional team prepare and coach you in order to avoid hurdles and make the […]

When it Comes to Real Estate, Congress Can’t Find Their Way Out of the Bag

As very few probably know, including myself until recently, the House of Representatives has passed an early holiday gift for taxpayers concerning real estate.  It is also expected that the Senate and President will follow suit in the near future. Ironically; however, it is too little, too late.

CFPB to Banks: Just Play Nice In the Sandbox

Sat Jan 26, 2013 by on Real Estate Law

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published in US News and World Report’s Home Front Blog and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission I have come to keep my expectations low every time a new housing fix gets unveiled, that way I am never disappointed. Whether it’s the national mortgage settlement or the Independent Foreclosure Review, […]

Oppenheim Law In The News: Walmart Mortgages Coming Soon to Aisle 10

Fri Dec 7, 2012 by on Real Estate Law

Roy Oppenheim was quoted in the following article, which was originally posted on Lawyers.com by author Michelle Bowman You buy toilet paper and ammo there, so why not a home? Consumers are indicating they would trust Walmart and other non-banks with their mortgages, and some experts believe that’s not necessarily a bad thing. While they seem mostly satisfied with the […]

How Will the Libor Scandal Impact Main Street?

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. The residential real estate market is beginning to show real signs of life. Home values have posted their first annual increase in nearly five years, acccording to the latest Zillow index, which is a well-respected year-over-year analysis of the […]